Peter ``Gold`` Ezugwu
Peter Gold was born to lead. He is an innovative pioneer dedicated in his relentless drive to teach those around him how to empower themselves to exceed their goals and dreams. A former professional athlete, Peter is more than his achievements on the court. After more than a decade as a professional basketball player, Peter left the sport to begin his second career as a successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Having launched, run and sold various organizations, Peter’s passion is around Youth Sports & Leadership and the Ed Tech space. Currently, he serves as the CEO of Future Stars, a company he founded and sold, and as the CEO at PowerVision. He spends most of his time focused on taking clients through intensive PowerSessions, leading Executive Coaching Sessions and inspiring audiences with his motivational and dynamic Keynote and Team Building sessions. Peter has his BS from East Michigan University.
Stacy has always been a leader in her community, her passion to make a difference is selfless and relentless. Her roles as a mother, wife, entrepreneur, Life Coach, corporate business leader and community advocate define her as a person. She has almost 20 years of experience with a focus on Project Management and IT Business Analytics. This background provides her the given skill to lead many projects and people both at the corporate level and as a consultant. Her career has included work with Fortune 500 company’s as USAA, American Express, and AAA . Stacy was recognized as 2014 MASK Nominee – Mothers Making A Difference Award. Stacy’s strengths in EQ (Emotional Intelligence) has allowed her to soar not only in the projects she undertakes, but in building strong relationships with people within her field. Stacy’s belief is, “We have all we need within ourselves, we just have to ask ourselves the right questions, and trust the answers we receive.”
Stacy has her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Ottawa University, and her MBA with an emphasis on Project Management from the University of Phoenix.
Strategic Partner - PR & Media Relations
Heather DeSantis is an internationally recognized PR expert who helps mission driven entrepreneurs and organizations get major exposure, impact millions, and turn that influence into business growth. After 3 years of working for a PR firm, she branched out and started The Influencer Revolution to help her clients to land dozens of high level media appearances on outlets like ABC, Fox, CBS, CNN, Adult Swim, iHeart Media, Forbes, Business Insider, Forbes, Yahoo, CNBC, Marie Claire, and many more. Heather loves being able to help people spread their message and grow their business at the same time using proven methods to land tons of media opportunities and result in raving fans and new customers. Her relationships with producers span across different industries and chances are if you want IN on a certain outlet, she knows the right person to reach out to. Wouldn’t it be awesome to have someone who knows the world’s top media producers in your corner? You can! After all, PR is all about relationships. People choose to work with Heather because of the massive volume of targeted media appearances she can help them get fast. Some clients even get over 50 high level interviews per month! She loves helping mission driven entrepreneurs and organizations become influencers and thought leaders in their industries and take their business growth to a new level.
Chief Strategy Officer
Nicole has over 25 years of experience in the services and technology space, focused primarily on operations, marketing and human resources. After an extensive career in corporate America, which included work with privately held, public, and private equity backed firms which culminated with her role as the Senior Vice President of People, she decided to explore her own entrepreneurial spirit. She started her first consulting practice focused on Executive Coaching and Business Strategy and then co-launched a retail bakery. Most recently, she joined forces with Peter, and is very excited to be helping grow and build the PowerVision as a consultant and coach focusing her expertise around strategy, marketing and people. Her greatest passion is helping other people and companies move past stuck and create a lasting legacy. Nicole earned her MBA is from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She also holds various certifications including: Strategic Workforce Planning (HRCI), Senior Human Resources Professional, (HRCI) and the Certification for Internal Coaches (Babson College). Nicole is an accomplished speaker and facilitator, and has been active with various charitable groups focused on workforce readiness and education.
Director of Creative Services
Mike joins the PowerVision with a diverse leadership background ranging from Higher Education to the Health and Fitness Industry encompassing project management, business operations, and brand development. Mike attended Robert Morris University earning his bachelors in Media Arts and also holds a MS in Organizational Leadership. His passion lies in leading and empowering others to identify what they are passionate about while pursuing a fulfilling life. Mike thrives in the development of business operations and creating cultures that foster a fun collaborative environment.
Strategic Partner - Nonprofit and Education
Rachel is an entrepreneur at heart. She is passionate about changing the reality of what education looks like, especially for those in the lowest income areas. She believes that we have to make sure every student reaches their highest potential in order to ensure they are successful and our economy and world thrives. As the Founder and former CEO of Phoenix Collegiate Academy, Rachel built the board and maintained it for six years working through strategic growth and CEO transitions. She was also responsible for finding each site for the three schools, overseeing site development, and finding funding sources for the projects. Later, she transitioned into the role of Director of External Affairs before leaving the school and starting her own consulting firm. Rachel has her BS in Economics from Georgetown University, and her Master’s from Arizona State University.
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